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Al Jazeera America
Nov 26, 2013 5:30pm EST
. >> i'm just gonna roll my fingers forward... >> using artificial insemination to make strains of bee populations from across the globe, >> i'm trying to enhance what mother nature does >> the hope is to find a strain that's resistant to whatever is killing america's bees. >> nobody in the world was able to freeze honey bee semen. >> for mor imformation on this and other techknow stories, visit our website at aljazeera.com/techknow don't miss techknow sundays 7:30et / 4:30pt on al jazeera america >> and now a techknow minute... >> it's the ultimate race againt time. doctors preforming heart transplant surgery in just 6 hours before a donor organ is damaged by ice, used to keep it cold during transit. but this device could .change all that. it's called the organ care system, or... heart in a box. it works by hooking up the heart to this machine. it pumps it full of warm blood, and a formula containing a proprietary mix of nutrients. >> it's warm, >> it's warm, it's beating... it's functioning, it's just functioning as if it's in your body. >> doctors are also seeing promising results,
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 5:30pm EST
any other place on the face of the earth. place on the face of the earth. europe looks at us like we don't europe looks at us like we don't know what we're doing - looks at know what we're doing - looks at us like we're crazy. us like we're crazy. >> open nine. >> open nine. >> in this special >> in this special investigation, fault lines gains investigation, fault lines gains unprecedented and exclusive unprecedented and exclusive access to prisons across the access to prisons across the united states and discovers a united states and discovers a booming population of elderly booming population of elderly inmates. inmates. we ask: what's the we ask: what's the true cost of america's true cost of america's "lock'em-up-and-throw-away-the- "lock'em-up-and-throw-away-the- key" approach to justice? key" approach to justice? >> i heard him fall. >> i heard him fall. >> inmates call this the death >> inmates call this the death house. house. the geriatric unit at the joseph the geriatric unit at the joseph harp correctional center in harp correctional center in lexington, oklahoma, holds m
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 10:30pm EDT
tapping directly into the servers of the internet companies that the world is now using to communicate, facebook and skype and microsoft and apple, is all about this idea that there should be no electronic communications between human beings that are protected or free from the prying eyes of the nsa. >> meta-data means basic records about a communication: phone numbers, when calls are placed and how long they last. >> you don't have to have done anyting wrong, you simply have to eventually fall under suspicion from somebody even by a wrong call. and then they can use this system to go back in time and scrutinize every decision you've ever made. >> the documents also showed that the nsa was listening to the phone calls of world leaders. >> i think the best way to summarize the nsa surveillance mindset is to quote general alexander who runs the agency. he had a motto when he was in iraq, in charge of surveillance of the iraqi population against whom the united states waged war, which was, collect it all. >> what do you say to the people who are like, i don't do anything wrong, i don't ca
Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
join us and our u.n. hosts. we will reconvene together with the rannian negotiating team here on the 20th of november thank you. >>. >> addressing? >> right now, let's watch in. they are having audio problems there in geneva. listening to see how this goes. >> first of all let me think lady ashton for her introductory statement the countries are working together andhome we will be able to reach an agreement when we meet again. we have done a lot of work. i hope we can do more. >> i want to agree with what minister zarif said. >> we can be hopefully of getting a goal. getting what? >> a final deal. >> we are in intention negotiations. our objective is to reach a conclusion. >> that's what we will come back to try to do. >> a gentleman there. thank you for coming. >>: it plays an important role. they placed it: but of course, you know, i am very grateful. >>. >> i really, lady ashton, i think we all, different members of their views and i am grateful to all of them for being here with us and for helping the process. >> fine question, and i will hand off. >>. >> i will speak up very
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. the website used to enrol president obama's health care program will be down. healthcare.gov will be offline from 9 o'clock eerp all the way until sunday morning at 9 o'clock. officials can sign up for insurance over the phone. >> thousands of red sox fans lined the streets of boston for a victory parade. the celebration was a third of its kind as boston won the series three times in the past 10 years. >> those are the headlines. i'll be back at 8 o'clock eastern. first, "fault line" collected all america's surveillance state is next. find us on line at aljazeera.com. have a good night. secrets are out. by now, most of the world has heard the name edward snowden. the former national security agency contractor who released thousands of classified documents about government surveillance in one of the most significant leaks in u.s. history. he's been charged with espionage and has been living in russia under temporary asylum. the american journalist at the center of the story lives in brazil. >> we've had to come to rio to speak to glenn greenwald. he hasn't returned to the united st
Al Jazeera America
Nov 17, 2013 7:00pm EST
northeast baltimore. he was 27. today his family and friends are burying him. while the us homicide rate overall is stable, those involving black youths have risen. fault lines is in the city of baltimore to try to find out why, in the inner city neighborhoods of obama's america, life for so many young african american men continues to be a fight for survival. (crowd applause) >> and we know that it's these crimes that gave us a bad reputation as a dangerous place and, for too long, instilled the deep-seated fear that drove families away. >> baltimore's mayor stephanie rawlings-blake is delivering her annual state of the city address. >> it's not time to celebrate. >> her words are combative. the population of baltimore -the largest city in the state of maryland - has been shrinking for decades. mayor rawlings-blake wants to grow it again by 10,000 families within the next 10 years. >> let there be no doubt: the state of our city is now better, safer, and stronger. (crowd applause) >> for all the talk of declining crime rates, baltimore is still one of the deadliest cities in the united
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 5:30pm EST
have already run into the millions. >> it's been a busy season. it started really early for us we had pretty significant fires in may which is pretty rare. it just seems like a lot of fires are burning. as far as the outlook for this season. it's going to be a busy one. >> these are serial conflagrations now, and they're magnifying themselves, and the costs are enormous. >> costs like this sprawling "fire camp" that's emerged overnight to support the thousands of personnel deployed. you think of how much money they spend in one of these camps. there's a lot of people here. there's a lot of fuel going out. >> the fires are now so predictable, it's become a business opportunity - the costs covered almost entirely by the american taxpayer. >> if you were going to list the aspects of the camp that are outsourced to outside contracts. >> showers, water, toilets, food, laundry service. >> it's like a mini city. >> it is a mini city. >> and it's not just small-time vendors - even major assets like aircraft are often privately leased. >> you have the big tankers and stuff come in, big helicop
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 1:30am EDT
visited mosques... >> informants record conversations using hidden microphones, collect the names and phone numbers of congregants and even photograph them. >> they were listening for, you know, what were people talking about, how were they reacting to foreign events abroad, you know, the egyptian revolution or you know, the cartoons about the prophet muhammed and the danish publication, what was the chatter, what were the imams saying in their sermons? >> to justify this, the nypd secretly labeled entire mosques as "terrorist organizations". >> so it was total surveillance, it was suspicion-less surveillance. in other words the nypd wasn't necessarily pursuing concrete, specific leads having to do with a criminal investigation or a crime, they were really engaged in a mapping effort. >> can i get a shwarma? >> everyone is a target, and every place is fair game, including this restaurant. it was listed in a secret nypd document as a "location of concern," along with other restaurants, cafes and bakeries in the area. all of them, the nypd says, are owned by arabs or muslims. >> it's fu
Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 9:30pm EST
tonight, tomorrow. join us then. shame on you! shame on you! shame on you! >> this year, striking restaurant workers brought their low wages to the nation's attention. but what many americans don't know is that low wage workers are often being cheated out of what little they do make. >> i said are you kidding me? i said you're telling me that these people allowed to treat people like this and you can't do anything? >> they accuse me. they accuse me, the federal government, that i stole one million dollars from these low-wage workers. >> they call it wage theft, and the restaurant industry is one of the worst offenders. every year, it amounts to billions of dollars taken from paychecks of the very lowest earners. >> i don't want anything extra. i'm willing to give more than enough. i'm willing to give a hundred and twenty five percent just to be able to get a level playing field. >> this week on fault lines, we look at what it means to have a job when getting paid what you're owed is not guaranteed. >> i mean, at what point does it stop? who's speaking for us? who's going to speak
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
aljazeera.com. >> over the coming decades, the number of people 85 and over in the us is expected to more than triple... the hope is they'll get good care, and lead an active, secure and engaged life. >> o sixty nine... >> n thirty one... >> the odds are that nearly half of the people in this room will spend some time in a nursing home. and as the business of elderly care grows, making the right choice has never been harder. >> they're putting profits ahead of people and they're increasing those profits on the backs of the nursing home residents who are being exploited, neglected, and abused. it is epidemic. >> this week fault lines investigates the business of elderly care. >> this facility in oklahoma city provides the type of care most people would hope for in their golden years. it has very high standards, and above average staffing levels. but for the majority in the us who rely on government reimbursements for elderly care, like medicaid, the reality can be quite different. >> he pulled the light and nobody would come for an hour. so pretty early we were suspicious of the place. my dad w
Al Jazeera America
Nov 13, 2013 5:30pm EST
product of living in a forgotten city. >> this used to be a great area. it was great for bringing up kids. it was great educationally. it was a middle-class, typical middle-class, mid-western neighborhood. >> eric remembers these neighborhoods as prosperous places when transport, oil and steel drove the city's economy. >> but now, there are no jobs, of course there's no money. they even started tearing down schools. they didn't care about our educational systems. they didn't care about our healthcare. i know parents who struggle to feed their kids on a daily basis. we literally have nothing. >> with the collapse of those communities, have come soaring rates of infant mortality. factors that social historians of the city say are inextricably entwined. >> sometimes we wanna deal with just the medical piece - which is really important, right? because people are dying, babies are dying. but we also then have to look at what is feeding that continuously. and if people don't have access to good housing they don't have access to healthy food, if they don't have access to money to buy food, right
Al Jazeera America
Nov 16, 2013 12:30am EST
like a burden. you have no idea how to function because you've been locked in a box. >> the us incarceration system has swept up hundreds of thousands of women like sonja. many of them spend years locked up for non-violent offenses. >>women are the fastest growing population in the criminal justice system. >> it's like a maze with tons of mice in it that's being feed poison. >> in this episode of faultlines, we go inside california's jails and prisons and ask what keeps so many women behind bars. >> you just try to make it through each day the best wayt that you can. >> we're heading to the largest women's prison in the world. >> the facility was designed to have 4 people in a room, and it now has 8 people in each room. there is no men's prison that has as many people in one cell. >> this is the central california women's facility or ccwf. cameras are rarely allowed in. >> faultlines has been given access to film here - but only what the prison authorities want us to see. >> 32 out of almost 3500 prisoners at ccwf get to work in this program - building electric components. >> h
Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 9:30pm EST
for us. we'll have more of america tonight, tomorrow. >> every summer in america, a force of nature becomes a man-made disaster. some call it a war, millions of acres, billions of dollars. no end in sight. >> in this episode of fault lines, we follow the 2013 wildfire season and ask - with more homes than ever now under threat, what are the real costs of putting them out? >> the fire took a breath and we got our foot on the throat of it and we're going to keep choking it out. >> the fire started yesterday at 2:05 pm. it spread very rapidly. we committed 84 fire engines, 24 fire crews 8 bulldozers, 6 air tankers, 13 helicopters, 4 water tenders, and 1,000 personnel as of this morning, i can assure you, there are no bounds being placed on me as a riverside country fire chief in holding back the deployment of any resources. >> early-august, southern california - the hills outside los angeles are on fire. >> california's governor has declared a state of emergency. we've just arrived on the scene. the situation is critical. >> the entire mountainside is smoldering. this thick acrid smoke
Al Jazeera America
Nov 23, 2013 5:30pm EST
point does it stop? who's speaking for us? who's going to speak for us? >> the us is now a low-wage economy. tens of millions of people in america are currently working low-paid jobs many of them are based here, in florida. in this state, one out of every ten jobs is in a restaurant. we've come here to investigate what recourse workers have when they don't get the wages they earned. in the center of miami beach, david's cafe is a popular cuban restaurant. for many years its owners operated a twin restaurant, called david's cafe two, just a mile away. in 2012, david's cafe two closed down. but there was a problem. >> where's the money, david?! woo! where's the money david?! >> more than twenty of its employees said they were owed a combined seventy-four thousand dollars in unpaid wages. >> evelio de silva worked at david's cafe two. he says that paychecks from the owner, adrian gonzalez, started bouncing about a year before the restaurant closed. >> tony fernandez worked at david's cafe for fourteen years. >> the workers went to the federal department of labor. months later they each
Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 12:30am EST
lawsuit. he's the only person from the state who agreed to speak with us. >> so i'm a lay person and i hear a police report or a report from a social worker being admitted into these 48 hour hearings and i think: evidence. can you explain why that doesn't mean evidentiary hearing? >> the 48 hour hearing under icwa according to the state supreme court was designed to ensure that parents are on notice, that they know what's happening to them. and to make sure that they have the availability of council. it is not the place that you try the case. >> they tell us this is not an adversarial proceeding, this is something we're all just supposed to go along with. from the indian perspective, who sees this in terms of history, this is about adversarial as it gets. when the state is trying to take their children, they're just following in a historical tradition that started a long time ago. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens yo
Al Jazeera America
Nov 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
resumed and phil is there, standing by for us live and, phil, i understand that you have new information? >> reporter: yes, we just received some information from the russian foreign minister. it is interesting to note that he has basically also said that he would like to note the leading role by the u.s. delegation by john kerry and the secretary of state's involvement at this critical stage. he stayed that the mood is there to work constructively and he is looking forward to the next round that occurs on the 20th and we're awaiting to hear from secretary of state john kerry but wee's heard from katherine ashton and the iranian foreign minister that a deal could not be reached during these three days, three days plus now that we're into sunday here in geneva but we hear then from all of the foreign ministers who are putting out statements following the announcement that the deal was not reached. most of them seem to be saying already that there is some progress being made and that there is optimism but, you know, we'll have to see whether or not that actually does happen whe
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